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Definition of spore

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Definition as written by Floridian:

The reproductive cell of ferns, fungi and mosses. These plants do not produce seeds.

Definition as written by Monocromatico:

In plants and algae, spores are always simple haploid cells covered with sporopollenin, one of the most resistent substances produced by living beings, also present in pollen grains. They germinate under suitable humidity conditions, and generate new haploid gametophytes.


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